What Makes us Unique

Dr. Shen is a Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics

A board-certified orthodontist is officially called a "diplomate" because he or she has been awarded an additional diploma, after having been thoroughly examined for both technical knowledge and clinical skills. Diplomate status signifies a commitment to a continued pursuit of excellence in the practice of orthodontics. Dr. Shen was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics in 1992.

Dr. Shen is a faculty member of the USC Graduate Orthodontic Department

Dr. Shen has been on the faculty of the USC School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, for over 20 years. She loves working with the residents and teaching them to be the best they can be. Teaching is her passion and helps her to be on the cutting-edge.

Dr. Shen is a Board Member of the Southern California Component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists

The Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists grew out of a distinguished Angle School alumni organization begun in 1922. One of the goals of this society is to promote excellence of orthodontics. Members must attend meetings and present cases annually. Dr. Shen has been known for her excellent level of orthodontic treatment. Dr. Shen was chosen to present a paper at the 2007 biennial meeting of the Angle Society in Quebec City, Canada.

Our Office Utilizes State-of-the-Art Technology

We use the latest digital radiography equipment to achieve the highest quality images obtainable. And, digital x-rays require about 70% less radiation than traditional film techniques.

Our Office Utilizes the most Advanced Sterilization Equipment

Our instruments are truly sterilized, and spore tests from the sterilizers are submitted to an independent lab every week to confirm they are operating at full efficiency.